Latin America & Caribbean Chapter Event "Complex Negotiations in the Energy Industry"

Diego Faleck is a business mediator, settlement counsel and a dispute resolution processes designer, based in São Paulo, Brazil, with a unique track record in highly complex cases and crisis, such as victims’ compensation programs stemming from aircraft accidents and large environmental tragedies (dam breaks, sinking homes). Founder of Faleck & Associados, a private firm focused on mediation and settlement strategies, leading a team of 170 full-time mediators. LL.M. degree from Harvard. Phd degree from the University of São Paulo. Held significant government positions in antitrust and consumer protection matters. Adjunct Professor at the Pepperdine Caruso Law School (Malibu – CA, USA). Highlighted as a Global Elite Thought Leader by Who's Who Legal (2019 to 2023) and as the most highly regarded mediator in Brazil. Ranked as the best business mediator in Brazil by Leaders League (2020 to 2023). Distinguished Fellow at the International Academy of Mediators. Has several national and international publications on dispute resolution.

Eduardo Faria has 22 years of experience as an in-house counsel in the infrastructure and energy sectors. He is currently the Managing Counsel for Upstream, Capital Projects & Technology at Shell Brasil, responsible for providing legal support on a variety of matters such as O&G license acquisitions, pre-bid agreements and definitive joint venture agreements, general business and industry regulatory legal advice, safety and environmental matters, procurement contracts for capital projects, asset decommissioning and restoration, unitizations, and acquisition and divestment opportunities. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica – Belo Horizonte/MG.